OPERA INSIGHT SERIES Love and Loss: Madame Butterfly's Fate in a Changing Japan

Presented by Annapolis Opera
Saturday February 25 | 3:00 pm

Daniel Masterson, retired USNA professor of history, author and noted scholar, will be discussing the opening of the Far East, why the United States, particularly the Navy, saw this as an opportunity, and the outcomes of the emerging relationship between Japan and the United States. Professor Masterson specialized in civil-military relations, race relations, modern Peru, immigration and the Japanese diaspora. He is the recipient of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Research Award, two Cornell University Research Awards, two National Endowment for the Humanities Awards to Cornell and Stanford Universities and numerous Naval Academy Research Awards as well as a presenter at the State Department's Scholar-Diplomat Seminar.

The lecture will be at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts and it is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited. To reserve seats, call at 410-267-8135 or or email Admin@annapolis.org